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dis·ad·van·ta·geous

 (dĭs-ăd′vən-tā′jəs, dĭs′ăd-vən-)
adj.
Detrimental; unfavorable.

dis·ad′van·ta′geous·ly adv.

disadvantageous

(dɪsˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs; ˌdɪsæd-)
adj
unfavourable; detrimental
disˌadvanˈtageously adv
disˌadvanˈtageousness n

dis•ad•van•ta•geous

(dɪsˌæd vənˈteɪ dʒəs, ˌdɪs æd-)

adj.
unfavorable; detrimental.
[1595–1605]
dis•ad`van•ta′geous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disadvantageous - constituting a disadvantage
inexpedient - not suitable or advisable; "an inexpedient tactic"
harmful - causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"
inopportune - not opportune; "arrived at a most inopportune hour"; "an inopportune visit"
advantageous - giving an advantage; "a contract advantageous to our country"; "socially advantageous to entertain often"

disadvantageous

adjective unfavourable, damaging, harmful, adverse, detrimental, inconvenient, hurtful, prejudicial, deleterious, injurious, ill-timed, inopportune, inexpedient This policy has proved extremely disadvantageous for us.

disadvantageous

adjective
Tending to discourage, retard, or make more difficult:
Translations
مُضِر، مُسيء
nevýhodný
ufordelagtigugunstiguheldig
hátrányos
óhagstæîur
nevýhodný
dezavantajlısakıncalı

disadvantageous

[ˌdɪsædvɑːnˈteɪdʒəs] ADJ (= unfavourable) [circumstances] → desventajoso

disadvantageous

[ˌdɪsædvənˈteɪdʒəs] adjdésavantageux/euse
to be disadvantageous to sb → être défavorable à qn

disadvantageous

adj, disadvantageously
advnachteilig

disadvantageous

[ˌdɪsædvɑːnˈteɪdʒəs] adjsvantaggioso/a, sfavorevole

disadvantage

(disədˈvaːntidʒ) noun
something which makes a difficulty or which is an unfavourable circumstance. There are several disadvantages to this plan.
disadvantageous (disӕdvənˈteidʒəs) adjective
at a disadvantage
in an unfavourable position. His power was strengthened by the fact that he had us all at a disadvantage.
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